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Metso sales a sign of industry optimism

Despite the regulations and restrictions under which the industry has been forced to operate, quarry owners and aggregates producers continue to display optimism that better times are just ahead. Recent investments in Metso crushing equipment by a number of top-ranking operators are proving to be ‘a bellwether of better times …

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AlmaCrawler appoints Irish distributor

Italian crawler lifts manufacturer AlmaCrawler has appointed Inspectec as its sales and service partner in Ireland. Based in Kildare and with more than 20 years’ experience, Inspectec provides independent inspections of a large range of machinery and offers consultancy for the construction equipment sector. The company has now added sales …

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THE NEW 57”, BKT’S GIANT TIRE

BKT’s wide range of specialist Off-Highway tires welcomes a new, truly Giant product. It is the EARTHMAX SR 468 and it has been designed to fit out rigid dump trucks. So far the prototype has been made in the 40.00 R 57 size and is ready to be tested in coming months by …

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Prebooking of Volvo CE’s electric machines widened

PREBOOKING OF VOLVO CE’S ELECTRIC MACHINES WIDENED TO INCLUDE MORE COUNTRIES AND A NEW PREMIUM WARRANTY OFFER FOR CUSTOMERS Seven additional European nations join the list of countries where Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) customers can prebook one of the new electric compact machines via an online portal. The Volvo …

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Caterpillar revives trial series with new video: PAC MAN

Larger-than-life gameboard highlights Cat® products, technology and services Continuing the company’s successful Cat Trials series, a total of eight videos which have logged more than 18 million views, Caterpillar released its first new Cat Trial video in four years. The Cat Trial #9: PAC-MAN™ takes on the video-gaming world to …

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Hitachi Construction Machinery UK & Engcon strike a deal

Hitachi Construction Machinery UK (HCMUK) has announced a new partnership with Engcon to supply and fit their range of tiltrotators at HCMUK’s state-of-the-art preparation centre in the North East. L Lynch Plant Hire are the first to receive two Hitachi ZX130LCN-6’s with Engcon tiltrotators installed by Hitachi-trained technicians. Merrill Lynch, …

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